NFPA 790: Standard for Competency of Third-Party Field Evaluation Bodies

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What is NFPA 790?
NFPA 790: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 Establishing Competence. The provisions of this standard shall address requirements for the qualification and competency of a body performing field evaluations on electrical products and assemblies with electrical components.
Installed electrical equipment that has not been previously certified, listed, recognized, or classified undergo a "field evaluation" to ensure compliance. This standard provides qualifications and competencies for third parties performing field evaluations and specifies how they are to be completed. Official document scope
What does NFPA 790 address?
Provisions cover field evaluation body (FEB) application for recognition; FEB organization; FEB personnel; appeals, complaints, and disputes; application for evaluation; preparation for evaluation; evaluation; evaluation report; decision to issue an FEB statement of conformity; use of FEB statement of conformity; and test and measuring equipment.

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